Bret Michaels injured while walking off stage
You know you're really famous when you get injured on national television and the entire country takes a moment out of their workday to watch a clip of it on YouTube and laugh at you.
At least that must be what Bret Michaels is thinking today, two days after his now-famous mishap at the Tony Awards. In case you haven't seen it -- or actually even if you have, because it's worth watching at least a handful of times -- here's a clip of the incident.
And here's a shot of him getting clotheslined from closer up:
Poor Stockard Channing, carrying on without a clue that the world's most famous reality dating show star is bleeding on the stage behind her.
Today the extent of Michaels' injuries were revealed: following the show, he was taken to the hospital, administered X-rays, and diagnosed with a fractured nose and split lip. He received three stitches in his lip and a CAT scan for good measure.
Michaels' rep Joann Mignano gave Rolling Stone's music blog this hilarious rundown of the mishap: "He told me, 'All I remember is Shrek and the donkey helping me up, and Liza [Minnelli] giving me a towel.'"
Ok, back to watching the video clip on repeat and giggling.
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